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Chinese authorities have confirmed 44 cases of a mystery viral pneumonia, which sparked fears about a resurgence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome or SARS
A tweet that encapsulates an entire generation's mood? Why yes.
According to the researchers, the 4 techniques are a form of a broader online manipulation strategy called 'source hacking'
(UPDATED) Baby Aki will undergo a liver transplant operation in India once all required laboratory tests are cleared
Daniel's life has changed since a photo of him studying outside a McDonald's branch to take advantage of electricity spread on social media
Why should Jim Paredes need to apologize for masturbating and for making a video of it? These were private acts, not meant for public dissemination.
'I have chosen to be truthful because I know that painful as the truth can be, it will eventually set me free'
Pampanga 1st District Representative Carmelo Lazatin II says the protocol license plate used by the man in the video was issued during the previous 16th Congress, when he was not a congressman yet
A viral meme 'Wealth-Flaunting Challenge' on China's popular Weibo platform has been viewed more than 2.3 billion times, drawing more than a million comments
'It's never too late. As long as you have the grit, then everything will be possible,' says Consolacion Councilor Johannes Alegado, who posted the viral video on Facebook
DOST Undersecretary Renato Solidum says that Filipinos are resilient in character but the Philippines itself is not yet a 'disaster-resilient' community
An overtime fee of P28 is being charged to commuters if they exceed the two-hour maximum stay policy of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3
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(UPDATED) Bicol Central Academy administrator Alexander James Jaucian is caught on video shouting at students, calling them 'stupid'
The embedded video is a May 2017 news report about a different fiscal who was shot dead outside her house in Caloocan City
'Yung pagmamahal mo, hindi lang ako ang nakakaramdam ngayon, but a lot of people. Madami ang naiinspire sayo. Salamat sa pagtitiis sa lahat ng sakit,' says Charlotte Villarin
The MMDA legal team is drafting an administrative complaint against prosecutor Christine Villamora Estepa
Should altercations between private citizens and government officials be posted publicly on Facebook?
Marie Laguerre posts a video on Facebook of man punching her in broad daylight outside a cafe after she angrily responded to his sexual harassment
Cha Buenconsejo’s story about retrieving her lost phone seems too good to be true, especially in this day and age
Gretchen, along with friends Mimi Que and Patty Pineda, say sorry via Instagram live over a June 6 video that went viral
'It's Yanny,' tweets horror writer Stephen King. 'It's so clearly laurel,' quips supermodel Chrissy Teigen
The viral internet 'challenge' has people snorting condoms into their nose and pulling it out of their mouth
Dahn Saliendra, a graduating student from Notre Dame of Marbel University, talks about his inspiring Facebook post
'Our guests may enter the campus according to their individual taste; however due to university rules and regulations, they are urged to wear attires that would consider the educational character of the university'
'We condemn and we don't tolerate this kind of action from our employees, whatever the reason,' says MMDA OIC General Manager Jojo Garcia
Mang Pedring's sheer joy at the sale of his handcrafted products inspires a social media post that has been making the rounds online
Netizens lauds Uber driver Teofisto Torres who was seen eating his meal from a plastic bag while driving through traffic in Metro Manila
'My son is 9 years old. Hindi pa siya nakakapag-drive. Wala din kaming sports car. Kung may mahanap ka, iyo na,' says Bayan secretary general Renato Reyes Jr
Christine Interior estimates that she has received over a hundred messages, ranging from innocent inquiries about her identity to vitriol-fueled messages that are peppered with curses and death threats.
Never underestimate the werpa of online language, mga lodis
'As Urduja rages, they overflow with love,' wedding photographer Allen Beverly Anire says of the couple Mariel Anire and Charmaine Dulfo
(UPDATED) Keaton Jones tearfully talks about being bullied at school in a video that has gone viral, prompting an outpouring of support from Hollywood celebrities, music stars and athletes
Senior Inspector Florante Retes is relieved of his position after admitting he was the 'angry' officer in a video that went viral on Facebook
While there are stories of abusive police, a cop in Libis proves that there are still many good policemen around
During the heroes' welcome for those who fought in Marawi, PO1 Alexis Tagapulot stands out and awes the crowd by proposing to his girlfriend
A video of a bus passing through a river in Zamboanga del Norte goes viral on social media
Tatay Efren and 10-year-old Fren Fren are seen studying and writing despite the lack of a light source outside a building along Ilustre Street in Davao City
Good Samaritans like Uber driver Andrew Lebardo are not rare in the Philippines but blood supply still falls short of the target
The hashtags #2030NOW and #HackSociety become consistent trending topics in the Philippines from September 14 to 16
Canadian tourist John Abou-Samra cites the excellent service at the Coron District Hospital after he met an accident in Palawan
(3rd UPDATE) 'Sobrang baduy neto pero this girl really did something good to my soul. I'll always be grateful,' says John Lloyd of Ellen
Netizens praise the unidentified motorist in the viral video who helped an elderly woman cross a busy road in Quezon City
Angel s Burger s supposed answer to Zark Burger s apocalyptic 8 peso promo is funny but also completely fake
Of the country s approximately 200 shark and ray species only two are protected by Philippine laws
Responding to the viral post the CEO of AirAsia says it will extend free baggage allowance of up to 40 kilograms to all AFP personnel